By Tare Youdeowei
The Lagos State government has reiterated the commitment of the Ambode administration to increase access to education and provide infrastructure for public schools across the state.
This was disclosed by the Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs. Ronke Soyombo, at the grand opening of Bridge International Academy in Igando.
Co-founded by Jay Kimmelman and Ms Shannon May, The Bridge International Academies is a group of schools established with the aim of giving children living in rural areas world-class education. It aims to enroll indigent children to enjoy quality education at a subsidised cost of N6,500 for nursery/kindergarten and N8,000 for primary education.
Represented by the Director, Planning and School Registration, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Dr. (Mrs.) Oluremi Olatunde, Soyombo said “The state government is responsible and responsive and identifies with organizations that share the state’s vision of access to quality education by all children in the state.”
She commended the Bridge International Academies for the exemplary work they have been doing by bringing education to the reach of millions of children all over the world, adding that it is always heart warming to see organizations that are deeply committed to the advancement of education not only in Lagos State but Nigeria as a whole.